Budget-friendly Christmas ideas

It is that time of the year again...a time that is anticipated across the world. The time when families gather, Santa has his work cut out for him, and the food and decor expedition...

The new normal of flying

One of our EA team members shares her experience with us of the new normal of flying and what one can expect when taking to the air this festive season.  When one thinks of the...

The Open Book Festival becomes audible

2020 has been the year of an online revolution and the iconic Open Book Festival (OBF) has fully embraced this revolution by introducing the Open Book Podcast series. The brainchild of Mervyn Sloman and Ben...

Ghost stories, mischief and the history behind Halloween

Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31, and Halloween 2020 will occur on Saturday, October 31. The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and...

Heri-TEA-ge Day spotlight on Rooibos

The Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) plant is responsible for one of the most popular and unique teas the world over. Indigenous to the Cederberg mountains in South Africa, about 3 hours from Cape Town, this...

Heritage inspired travel in South Africa

Heritage Day, 24 September 2020, is a chance for South Africans to celebrate the beautiful diversity of cultures we have in our nation. The day has also, in recent years, become known as Braai...

How to support Mandela Day on 18 July

South Africans across the country come together on 18 July to celebrate Nelson Mandela's birthday, a day designated as Mandela Day. Usually, people give 67 minutes of their time to doing good, one minute...

5 Cape Town foodie experiences to enjoy while social distancing

If you’re a foodie and the ‘essential item’ you missed most during lockdown was a meal or drink you didn’t make yourself, thankfully some of your favourite eateries are once again open for takeaways...

Budgeting tips for surviving the new normal

If Covid-19 could be compared to an earthquake it would easily be considered a 10 on the Richter scale. The changes it has caused are evident in so many areas of people’s lives. This...

3-2-1-Action: 3TC is here, but is this Cricket?

Live cricket may soon return to South Africa's sports screens in the form of a wholly new and explosive made-for-TV format of the game called 3 Team Cricket or 3TC. Current lockdown regulations allow for...

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